Human Resources

Human Resources

Mission Statement

The Human Resources Division serves the community by focusing efforts on the employees of the City of San Leandro.  This focus involves the recruitment, hiring, and retention of a diverse, qualified workforce.  The Division provides partnership, direction, technical assistance, training, equal employment opportunity, and employee relation services to the City.

Functional Areas

Administration and Employee Relations is responsible for overall human resources management including partnering with departments to support their workforce-related objectives; development and administration of personnel policies and procedures; dissemination and interpretation of the terms of employee groups’ memoranda of understanding; staff support to the Personnel Relations Board; employee relations and recognition programs; and overall compliance with federal, state, and local rules/regulations pertaining to the City’s workforce, including mandated training.
Recruitment, Selection and Compensation, Classification is responsible for the assessment, selection, and hiring of qualified candidates for City positions; the maintenance of employee records and the position control database; the management of a position classification system that provides an accurate listing of duties and responsibilities for all City positions, ranges and steps for all City classifications and details the status of all full and part-time active positions by department; and audits incoming salary and/or personnel change requests for completeness, accuracy and compliance with established policies, procedures and memoranda of understanding.

Workers’ Compensation and Employee Benefits and Safety oversees the City’s workers’ compensation program and associated administrators and insurers; manages employee and annuitant benefits programs; and oversees family medical and disability leaves, non-industrial fitness-for-duty activities, return-to-work issues, and compliance with state and federal reporting requirements.